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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWisconsin

Social Statistics

Wausau, Wisconsin,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,646100.0
Nursery school, preschool6867.1
Kindergarten5475.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,38845.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,34824.3
College or graduate school1,67717.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,128100.0
Less than 9th grade2,62110.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,2118.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,12232.3
Some college, no degree4,62718.4
Associate degree2,1388.5
Bachelor's degree3,57014.2
Graduate or professional degree1,8397.3
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over30,497100.0
Never married8,30027.2
Now married, except separated16,08552.7
Separated2971.0
Widowed2,7168.9
Female
2,2507.4
Divorced3,09910.2
Female
1,8065.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years369100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15341.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,768100.0
Civilian veterans4,04214.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,858100.0
With a disability8589.7
Population 21 to 64 years20,140100.0
With a disability3,21215.9
Percent employed
59.1(X)
No disability16,92884.1
Percent employed
83.8(X)
Population 65 years and over6,092100.0
With a disability2,24736.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over35,975100.0
Same house in 199519,69454.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,72043.7
Same county
10,04227.9
Different county
5,67815.8
Same state
3,4609.6
Different state
2,2186.2
Elsewhere in 19955611.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population38,404100.0
Native35,19591.6
Born in United States
35,04291.2
State of residence
27,87172.6
Different state
7,17118.7
Born outside United States
1530.4
Foreign born3,2098.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4413.8
Naturalized citizen
9432.5
Not a citizen
2,2665.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,209100.0
Europe2578.0
Asia2,73285.1
Africa140.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America1364.2
Northern America702.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over35,975100.0
English only31,09986.4
Language other than English4,87613.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2,7597.7
Spanish
5011.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1960.5
Other Indo-European languages
7292.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2340.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,61810.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3296.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population38,404100.0

Total ancestries reported

44,646116.3
Arab330.1
Czech14861.3
Danish3310.9
Dutch6601.7
English1,9265.0
French (except Basque)11,7524.6
French Canadian14721.2
German17,95046.7
Greek540.1
Hungarian1350.4
Irish13,0968.1
Italian8462.2
Lithuanian1060.3
Norwegian2,4486.4
Polish4,65812.1
Portuguese540.1
Russian1960.5
Scotch-Irish2590.7
Scottish3450.9
Slovak1000.3
Subsaharan African100.0
Swedish1,0902.8
Swiss3040.8
Ukrainian540.1
United States or American1,1813.1
Welsh1700.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries5,92515.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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